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The twelve-string guitar is an acoustic or electric guitar with 12 strings in 6 courses, which produces a richer, more ringing tone than a standard six-string guitar
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Bass guitar with an extra string tuned one-fourth lower, usually as B0-E1-A1-D2-G2. Also called the contrabass guitar
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For questions related to the shorthand system of music notation known as ABC notation. Questions may also necessitate the notation and/or engraving tags.
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Anything related to Ableton Live Digital Audio Workstation software.
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Ableton Live is a digital audio workstation designed for music production, recording, mixing, and sequencing.
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Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM), provides examinations in music at centres in about 93 countries. Founded in 1889, based in London. Questions specifically related to ABRSM exam …
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The ability to identify pitch without having to make a comparison to a reference note. Also colloquially called *perfect pitch*. Absolute pitch is often used in contrast to relative pitch, the ability…
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For questions pertaining to the vocal performance tradition of acapella: singing without instruments.
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An accent is a note that stands out from the rest of the notes surrounding it. It does not have a definitive volume, it is relative to the current dynamic level.
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A sign (♯, ♭, ♮) indicating a momentary departure from the key signature by raising or lowering a note a semitone, respectively called sharp, flat and natural (which cancels a previous sharp or flat.T…
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For questions regarding the accompaniment in music, the musical part supporting or providing background for other musical part, usually the main melody or theme of the composition.
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For questions about the art of providing musical support or background to a lead soloist or ensemble.
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Questions about instruments in the Accordion family. Including Piano accordion, Chromatic button accordion, Diatonic button accordion (Melodeon), Bayan, and Cajun accordion.
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An acoustic guitar is a guitar that uses only acoustic methods to project the sound produced by its strings, as opposed to one that requires an amplifier.
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For questions about the physical science of sound production, behavior, and mechanics. Generic physics questions should be asked at our sister site Physics Stack Exchange.
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The calibrated distance between the open strings of a chordophone and the surface of the fingerboard or frets.
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For questions related to musics native to the African continent. Questions may also require the world-music tag.
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Algorithmic composition is the technique of using algorithms to create music.
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Methods of tuning the open strings on a guitar or other chordophone that differ from what is considered to be standard.
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For questions about the alto (or treble) recorder in F, the slightly larger sibling of the soprano recorder.
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Amplification is the fact of making the electrical signal from an electronic/electric instrument stronger.
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For questions about amplifiers in a musical setting. If the question is about a specific topic of amplifiers like maintenance or repairs those tags should also be included.
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For questions about or in relation to: an anacrusis, pickup measure, or partial bar that occurs at the start of a piece (or phrase) of music. Questions on: function, notation, implementation, an…
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For questions about studying the intricacies of a piece of music. Questions should also be tagged with a more specific form of analysis if applicable.
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The art of making bows.
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For questions about playing broken chords, where each pitch of the chord is played successively. Arpeggios are often, but not always, played either ascending or descending. Many questions may also use…
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In music, an arrangement is a musical reconceptualization of a previously composed work. It may differ from the original work by means of reharmonization, melodic paraphrasing, orchestration, or devel…
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The technique which affects the transition or continuity on a single note or between multiple notes.
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Music that does not have a recognizable key center, which does not make use of common-practice, consonant chords in recognizable chord progressions, and which does not follow the common practice of ca…
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For questions about Audacity,a free open source digital audio editor and recording computer software application, and how to use it.
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The practice and skill of playing and imagining music inside your head.
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